Company Law Bill could see a sting in its tail for auditors

Baker, Carol
April 2005
Credit Control;2005, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p6
Trade Publication
Focuses on the arguments of accountancy firms in Great Britain that the Company Law bill could land many innocent accountants in jail simply because they made a bad mistake, and are mounting campaign against plans to threaten them with jail. Provision of the Company Law Reform White Paper; Refusal of the investors to support the government's proposals; Appeal of environmentalists to persuade ministers to radically change the bill to increase corporate liability for social and environmental damage.


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